Isabel Rock

Brief Life History of Isabel

When Isabel Rock was born in 1840, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Andrew Rock, was 24 and her mother, Susahha Mann, was 18. She married Henry Fouts on 22 July 1860, in Fulton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 10 September 1922, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Fouts
1838–1881
Isabel Rock
1840–1922
Marriage: 22 July 1860
Nora May Fouts
1862–1867
Anna Belle Fouts
1868–1918
Henry H Fouts
1870–1872

Sources (14)

  • Isabell Brock in household of Andrew Brock, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isabelle Fouts, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Isabelle Fouts, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

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Name Meaning

English: from Middle English rok(ke) ‘rock’. The surname may be topographic, denoting someone who lived near a notable rock or rocky outcrop, or habitational, denoting someone from a place called with this word, such as Rock (Northumberland). Compare Roach .

English: from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atter oke ‘at the oak’. The surname may be topographic, signifying someone who lived by a prominent oak tree, or habitational, denoting someone from a place so named, such as Rock (Worcestershire), Rook in Cornwood (Devon), and Rock in Washington (Sussex). Compare Nock .

English: perhaps a nickname for a spinner or a maker of distaffs from Middle English rok(ke) ‘distaff’ (from Old Norse rokkr or Middle Dutch rocke or an unattested Old English cognate). Compare Rocker .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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